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Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2007
NCES 2008-021
December 2007


Figure 17.2.

Percentage of students ages 12-18 who reported being afraid of attack or harm during the previous 6 months, by location and race/ethnicity: 2005



Percentage of students ages 12-18 who reported being afraid of attack or harm during the previous 6 months, by location and race/ethnicity: 2005

! Interpret data with caution.
1 Other includes American Indian, Alaska Native, Asian or Pacific Islander, and more than one race. For this report, non-Hispanic students who identified themselves as more than one race were included in the Other category. Respondents who identified themselves as being of Hispanic origin are classified as Hispanic, regardless of their race.
NOTE: "At school" includes the school building, on school property, on a school bus, or going to and from school. Includes students who reported that they sometimes or most of the time feared being victimized in this way. In 2005, the unit response rate for this survey did not meet NCES statistical standards; therefore, interpret the data with caution. For more information, please see appendix A. Population size for students ages 12–18 is 25,811,000 in 2005.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, School Crime Supplement (SCS) to the National Crime Victimization Survey, 2005.
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